Atlanta, GA - 2kGrey took pride in toasting great rides during the Nations Cup, and recognized Brittany Fraser with the 2kGrey Best Seat Award. “It's so exciting. He's really grown up,” said Fraser after representing the United States for the first time on her nine year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding, All In, in Nations Cup competition during week seven of the Adequan Global Dressage Festival (ADGF) Still Point Farm CDIO Nations Cup , February 19-23, in Wellington, FL. Fraser, who trains with four-time Canadian Olympic veteran Ashley Holzer and has her own sights set on the 2016 Summer Olympics, has been riding high on her 17.3 hand chestnut (Tango x Damiro) since last year, finishing (at 73.694%) a scant 0.105% behind winner and fellow Canadian, Christilot Boylen, in the I-1 at the NEDA Fall Festival World Cup, and contributing, at Prix St George, to Canada's team Bronze Medal at last year's Wellington Nations Cup CDIO/CDI3*.
“This was my last ride on small tour. We had some little mistakes, and changed early on our last extended canter, but he's really coming along and I'm excited to move up to Grand Prix/large tour,” said Fraser, who was honored in 2009 by Dressage Canada as a Red Scarf Equestrian.
Those who love dressage will joke, the easier a ride looks, the harder it really is, so when Frasier subtly half-halted her way through All In's tempi bobbles, 2KGrey (founded by dressage riders) knew they had their Best Seat Award winner.
2kGrey was the life of the life of the party at the black tie dinner for the Friday Night Freestyles. A model wore 2kGrey riding pants and their new show coat. She served champagne from an elaborate metal skirt holding 88 glasses.
“Riding on a Nations Cup team is an honor and responsibility, and she kept her cool with a ride that was 'all in!” said USDF Region 1 Grand Prix Reserve Champion Kristine Pinto, who co-founded 2KGrey with Manhattan designer Meryl Ranzer, and Heidelberg Cup winner, Karen Lipp.
“I have two pair already,” said the Nova Scotia native, making a bee line to 2KGrey's showgrounds boutique, uniquely situated inside an Airstream trailer, to claim her prize: a new pair of 2KGrey white full seat breeches. “They're very comfortable. I love them and can't wait to get another!”
2KGrey's functionally chic riding pants go seamlessly from show ring to nightlife, without sacrificing flattering fit and fashion-forward detailing. The best seats at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center this season can be found at 2KGrey. Learn more about its stylish line of women's equestrian fashion and more at www.2kgrey.com.